Muskie School of Public Service


The Tourism and Hospitality Program (TAH) raises over $6,000 in Scholarships

The Muskie School’s Tourism and Hospitality Program hosts a unique fundraising event. A lunch and tour aboard the Royal Caribbean Anthem of the Seas to support Tourism and Hospitality students.

USM grad student to serve on the Northeast Recycling Council

USM graduate student and alumna Megan Pryor has been named to the Northeast Recycling Council 2017 leadership team in a story covered by Recycling Today.
"Anthem of the Seas" Royal Caribbean cruise ship and tour group

USM Tourism program explores new partnership with AAA and Royal Caribbean

USM's Tourism and Hospitality program, in partnership with AAA Northern New England, is exploring new opportunities with Royal Caribbean International. Students will have the opportunity to pursue an internship with AAA, culminating in a cruise in May on the Anthem of the Seas to Bermuda.

Muskie School Alumni & Friends Open House

Please Join Us! Muskie School Alumni and Friends Open House Friday, September 22; 5:00 - 6:30 pm Glickman Library Events Room (7th floor), USM Portland Campus

Muskie School Lunch & Learn Research Hour

Join us for a research presentation on "Modelling changes in the coastal geomorphology of Unst, Shetland: The implications for Norse/Medieval harbour use in the North Atlantic" by John Preston. When: Thursday September 28; 12:30 - 1:30 pm. Where: 128 Wishcamper Bring your lunch; dessert provided!
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USM researchers earn national honors for ‘Unsealed Fate’ report on juvenile justice records

A national panel of judges from the Justice Research and Statistics Association honored the Maine Statistical Analysis Center with this year's Douglas Yearwood National Publication Award.
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USM professor’s op-Ed discusses China, U.S. economies

USM Professor Joseph W. McDonnell has written an op-Ed for the Bangor Daily News arguing that China’s rise in economic status should not be cause for conflict.
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USM study cited by Portland leaders as the city begins rolling out thousands of lidded recycling bins

A USM study was cited by Portland leaders as they began rolling out thousands of lidded recycling bins to homes.
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Missouri Public Radio interviews USM's Andrew Coburn about rural hospitals

A Missouri Public Radio reporter interviewed USM's Andrew Coburn for a story on financial pressures faced by rural hospitals.

USM working with SmilePartners to help financially struggling people receive dental care

The University of Southern Maine is working with a growing list of partners in the community to ease barriers for people with limited means to access high quality comprehensive dental health care.